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Elbeco's Bodyshield Vest Carrier to Hit Shelves May 2016

March 8, 2016
Elbeco Inc. is getting ready to launch the BodyShield External Vest Carrier – the World's First Smart Uniform for Law Enforcement, according to the company.

Elbeco Pioneers Reversible Soft Shell Jacket for Law Enforcement

February 24, 2016
Elbeco has launched the Shield HiVis Reversible Soft Shell, which the company says is the first in the industry. It's a combination of Elbeco's Shield HiVis Soft Shell and Shield Performance Soft Shell – to result in one dynamic product.

Elbeco Launches Smart Uniform for Law Enforcement

December 15, 2015
Elbeco announced it has launched the BodyShield External Vest Carrier – the World's First Smart Uniform, according to the company.

Tactical Apparel 2015

August 27, 2015

When your assignment calls for something different than a traditional uniform, these professional-looking shirts and pants will keep you comfortable while holding up to tough wear on duty.

Hot Weather Wear 2015

July 7, 2015

You can still keep your cool on duty this summer in garments made to beat the heat.

Hot Weather Gear 2014

September 4, 2014

Manufacturers are mindful of how hot summer months can get for officers in uniform. Some have altered existing products specifically for hot weather, while others have created brand new gear. The results are ultra-lightweight, sweat-wicking products, along with items designed to hydrate, that include cooling effects without sacrificing protection or professionalism.

Polo Shirts 2014

June 3, 2014

For training and details that don't call for a traditional uniform, polo shirts provide functional details and a professional look.

Tac Pants 2014

May 30, 2014

When you're not wearing a traditional uniform, you need durable trousers like these tac pants with lots of pockets to hold your gear on duty, on the range, and on the go.

Warm Weather Wear

July 22, 2013

With increased heat in the summer months, law enforcement uniform manufacturers are creating products specifically for the season or adjusting their current products to be used universally.

Concealable Body Armor Gets More Comfortable

July 19, 2013

Since the NIJ-6 standard was issued, both law enforcement uniform and body armor manufacturers have been looking for new methods of making ballistic-resistant soft body armor that meets the dictates of the standard, but is also thinner, lighter, and more thermally bearable.

New Uniforms Boast Comfort, Technology, and Tradition

May 16, 2013

Law enforcement agencies across the country value functional uniforms. As fabric and design technology improve, manufacturers are able to create a more diverse array of products that enhance efficiency on the job.

Your Holiday Wish List

December 11, 2012

Looking for a gift idea for fellow cops? Check out 12 of the most requested items in a POLICE Magazine holiday survey. For the last few holiday seasons, the editors of POLICE Magazine have gotten together, brainstormed gift ideas for law enforcement officers, and published what we call a holiday wish list. This year, we decided to use a different protocol. We surveyed a large segment of our readers and asked them what they want for Christmas. We got a lot of answers. The following is a representative sample of 12 gifts requested by our audience. Be sure to also read, "5 Gift Ideas for the Female Officer." Photos courtesy of vendors.

Outerwear: 2012

November 21, 2012

The availability of different jacket styles for various functions and types of weather makes getting through a shift in any situation much more bearable. Photos courtesy of vendors.

Base Layers

November 21, 2012

With their advanced technologies that make them perfect for use under body armor to wick moisture and prevent chafing, and as an added layer of warmth, base layers have become standard equipment for law enforcement. Photos courtesy of vendors.

IACP 2012: Best of Show

November 8, 2012

Technology tends to be the emphasis of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference. True to form, many of the coolest products at this year's show, held Sep. 29–Oct. 3 in San Diego, focused on the now high-tech aspects of evidence collection. Multiple companies debuted new and improved takes on video, drug analysis, and biometrics. Plenty of new tablets were also on hand. The following is a quick look at some of the products at IACP 2012 that caught our attention. Photos: Mark W. Clark, Paul Clinton, Stalker Radar, Thermo Scientific, and Ti Training

Clothes That Make the Woman

October 11, 2012

Ill-fitting uniforms designed to fit a man's body rather than a woman's do more than just create a disheveled appearance. They also hamper a female officer's ability to do her job.

V1 External Vest Carrier

September 21, 2012
Available in multiple colors and fabrics, the V1 provides the comfort of an external carrier without sacrificing appearance or safety. IACP Booth #2325.

Uniforms: 2012

July 11, 2012

Law enforcement uniforms now include non-traditional components like polos and ballistic vest carriers to meet your needs no matter your detail. View these currently available choices from eight leading law enforcement suppliers.

Elbeco's V1 External Vest Carrier Available at OfficerStore.com

June 15, 2012
OfficerStore.com is proud to partner with Elbeco to make the new V1 TexTrop External Vest Carrier available to law enforcement officials across the country, according to the online distributor.

V1 External Vest Carrier

April 20, 2012
The V1 is a cosmetic outershell that houses your current vest in its original concealable carrier for a professional uniform look. It can be worn over your uniform shirt and fits most ballistic vest carriers.
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